MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Firefighters were called out to a rollover accident that caused a fuel spill in Midland County on Friday.
DPS Troopers tell us a truck heading southbound on West County Road 60 crashed with a truck tractor tanker when the truck driver failed to yield at the intersection with Tom Craddick Highway.
The 18-wheeler tanker was carrying ethanol and was spilled on the road.
Firefighters were seen hosing down the truck but officials say the area will have to be cleaned by a HAZMAT team. With temperatures in the 90's today, officials said a fire due to the spill is possible but the probability is low.
No nearby homes are affected.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was taken to the hospital with injuries and the driver of the truck was uninjured.